Amvac Chemical Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of American Vanguard Corp., has licensed herbicide products from BASF Corp. in the United States and its territories.
Scepter based herbicides are a broad spectrum herbicide for pre-emergence and post-emergence control of broadleaf weeds, especially in soybeans. The agreement includes transfer of EPA end-use registrations and labels.
“We are very pleased to add the Scepter-based product line to our existing portfolio,"
Eric Wintemute, chairman and CEO of American Vanguard, said: "Scepter will broaden our row crop capabilities by allowing us to participate in the soybean market, which has been a strategic objective of ours in recent years. Other Scepter-based products will enhance our offerings for turf applications in the non-crop segment of our business. We see significant additional opportunities on the horizon to acquire, license or co-market similar proven, branded products and American Vanguard is positioned to capitalize on that potential.”
American Vanguard Corp. is an agricultural products company for crop protection and management.
“It is clear that with our recent focused product additions from DuPont, Adama and now BASF, Amvac is extending its market access in strategic crop segments and global geographic regions,"
Bob Trogele, chief operating officer of Amvac Chemical, said. "We are confident that Amvac can increase the market penetration of these products by creating new added value formulations and by providing a broader herbicide offering that expands our current customer base.
"We continue to seek products, technologies and business alliances that can strengthen our Yield Enhancing Solutions umbrella brand for crop protection and complement our initiatives in precision planting equipment application systems.”
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